With almost 3000 planet candidates discovered by Kepler since its launch in 2009, at no other time in history has the possibility of finding an Earth-like planet been so within our reach. Learn about the groundbreaking hunt for exoplanets and its implications for the search for life elsewhere.
• Gibor Basri, Co-Investigator, NASA Kepler Mission; UC Berkeley Department of Astronomy
• Natalie Batalha, Co-Investigator, NASA Kepler Mission; Professor of Physics and Astronomy at San Jose State University
• Tori Hoehler, Research Scientist, Space Sciences & Astrobiology Division, NASA Ames
• Andre Fraknoi, moderator, Chair of Astronomy Department at Foothill College
Hosted by the Full Option Science System.
Thursday, 07/18/13, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM, Free!
Event page: http://www.bayareascience.org/calendar/index.php?eID=10409